What do you feed your chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by a p p l e s, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. a p p l e s

    a p p l e s On holiday

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    hi i was wondering what i should feed new born chicks and how long i should be feeding them that please reply [​IMG]
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Baby chicks need to be on chick starter for the first 8 weeks. From 8 weeks until they start laying they should be on grower. Once they lay, switch them to layer pellets.

    Good luck and congrats on your new chicks!
     
  3. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    chick feed, the recommended time 18 weeks, if you can get your hands on grower use after 8-10 weeks till 18, chick feed has a higher protein, than layer and no extra calcium, my chick feed is special made from my local co-op
     
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  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeppers on what they said. Just curious, a p p l e s....do you have any chickens?
     

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